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2014-06-11 08:22:33

Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding: 287 million Fully diluted: 292 million ------------------------------------------- Perth, Western Australia, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Chalice Gold Mines ("The Company") ASX:CHN TSX:CXN advises that, following a review of results from the recent exploration program at the Marla and Oodnadatta Project, Chalice has withdrawn from the farm-in joint venture with...

2014-06-09 08:25:51

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australia Business Forecast Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/australia_business_forecast_report_q3_2013.html Core ViewsEconomic activity in Australia remains weak, with the performance indices for manufacturing, services and construction all showing signs of further contraction. The pull-back in mining investment, as a result of a dimming outlook...

2014-06-05 12:33:28

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, one of the world's largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, is proud to be an active participant in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA's) National Safety Stand-Down. Across the United States, all Lend Lease managed construction sites and real estate assets will hold scheduled safety stand downs focused on reducing falls. In addition to the Lend Lease safety stand downs, today Lend...

2014-05-27 08:30:16

YORK, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS), today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Alan Shortall, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York at 11.30 a.m. ET on Monday, June 2, 2014. The conference presentation will be broadcast over the Internet as a "live" listen only Webcast. To listen, please go to: http://ir.unilife.com/events.cfm. An archive of the event will also be...

2014-05-23 16:21:53

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX-V: NXE) ("NexGen" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the following results from its Annual General & Special Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held in Vancouver, BC on May 22, 2014: There were 80,994,042 shares represented at the meeting representing 47.63% of NexGen's issued and outstanding shares. Shareholders voted strongly in favour of all proposed resolutions. The number of Directors to be elected to NexGen's Board was set...

2014-05-22 20:23:46

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 'Lithy' Social Customer Excellence Awards, which honor and celebrate companies that are transforming how they connect with consumers in the era of extreme expectations. The competition received a record of 60 entries from some of the top brands in the world. Award winners were named in seven categories and were recognized during the Lithium Network Conference (LiNC) in San Francisco....

2014-05-21 12:22:35

MELBOURNE, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) today announced the opening by the New South Wales Premier, of Cadia East Gold Mine, Australia's largest underground mine. A copy of the release may be found at www.newcrest.com.au and on www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited

2014-05-15 00:21:18

SYDNEY, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian online classifieds market grew 10% in 2013, reaching $780 million. Real estate grew 24%. Automotive classifieds increased 6%, but employment classifieds dropped -4%. Australian Online Classifieds Market 2014 states online classifieds expenditure will grow at a CAGR of 7.1% between 2013 and 2017. Expenditure is estimated to reach $1,131, with real estate at the highest average annual growth at a CAGR of 12%. Real estate classifieds...

2014-05-13 08:24:31

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) announced today that a presentation is to be given by the Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer, Gerard Bond, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference in Miami, Florida, USA at 11:45am Miami local time on Wednesday 14 May, 2014. The webcast of this presentation, commencing at that time, will be accessible on the Company's website and will be available for...

2014-05-12 00:22:13

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra Global has established a new Network-to-Network Interconnection (NNI) agreement with GTS, a leading Central and Eastern European telecommunications solutions and data center services provider, increasing Telstra's footprint in Europe and providing greater connectivity and redundancy options for businesses in the region. Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin, Telstra Global's Head of Connectivity and Platforms Portfolio, said GTS' 27...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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